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Beyond Big D: What to do in the Dallas suburbs

While a trip to Dallas alone offers plenty of options for entertainment, dining and shopping, taking a short drive offers you a whole new world of possibilities. Note that public transportation is available to some, but not all, of these cities, but the simplest way to travel is to drive or pay for a ride.  

Here's a sampling of spots you might consider for a delightful day trip.


Arlington is huge for sports. We'd suggest starting with the home of the Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium, which offers fascinating tours and holds a world-class art collection. The...

UNT professor discusses the federal response to Hurricane Harvey

More than 400 trailers packed with water, food, tarps and generators line a vacant airstrip in the farmland just northeast of San Antonio that has been transformed into a bustling logistics hub. Crews from the Department of Defense and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working to dispatch aid to storm victims.


Briefly in DentonTime: Upcoming music events

The UNT College of Music will perform a concert with world-reknown pianist Misha Dichter at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21 at the newly renamed Moody Performance Hall. 2520 Flora St. in Dallas. 

The performance will feature Bernstein's Symphony No. 2 The Age of Anxiety and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5, which will feature Dichter as a soloist. Age of Anxiety is a favorite of Dichter and Maestro David Itkin, who will direct the concert. Dichter and Itkin have worked together for years. 

The College of Music will transport patrons from the UNT campus to Dallas for VIP ticket holders...

Faceoff on bass: World's best double bassists gather for second international contest

For the second time, the world's best double bassists are gathering in Denton for the instrument's definitive solo competition.

Jeff Bradetich, the director of the double bass program at the University of North Texas College of Music, founded the Bradetich Foundation in 2008. It was another step in the professor's longstanding campaign to bring the double bass out from the back of the orchestra pit into the spotlight. Throughout his career, Bradetich meant to show the world that the bass could shine in its own right, like the cello or the violin.

Two years after he established the foundation, the inaugural...

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